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House Bill 1283


House Bill 1283

ARCHIVE (2012)

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DIGEST OF HB 1283 (Updated March 6, 2012 4:21 pm - DI 84)


Libraries and historic matters. Designates the "Grouseland Rifle" as the official rifle of Indiana, and requires the duplication and sale of the rifle to be authorized by the Grouseland Foundation. Make changes to the qualifications of certain members of the library and historical board (board). Repeals laws authorizing the board to apportion the duties of employees to work for various divisions. Requires the board to make policies, instead of rules, for the library department and its divisions. Repeals the council on library automation. Repeals: (1) certain state library employee qualifications. Requires the board to establish policies, instead of rules for: (1) loans; (2) fees for lost or damaged materials; and (3) third party fees for certain copyright material. Restructures and renames the Indiana state library advisory council as the state library advisory council. Repeals the requirement that the historical bureau maintain and sell certain commemorative medallions and other items. Specifies that state format markers installed after 1945 and markers installed by the Indiana Civil War centennial commission are the property of the state. Requires that the historical bureau shall commemorate George Rogers Clark. (Current law requires that the memory of George Rogers Clark must be celebrated.) Adds electronic media to the definition of "record" for purposes of the public records law. Requires the public records commission to coordinate the use of all scanning equipment in state government. Requires the county commission of public records to implement retention schedules for use by local government officials as part of a records management program for local government public records not more than 30 days after adoption by the oversight committee on public records. (Current law requires the county commission of public records to adopt retention schedules at the first meeting of the county commission after the commission receives the retention schedule.) Removes an application of prior statutes provision from Class 1 library law. Provides that four members of a Class 1 library board constitute a quorum. Provides that six members of a county contractual library board constitute a quorum. Makes changes to the list of persons who may use and be issued library cards at a Class 1 library. Allows Class 1 libraries to charge reduced fees to certain nonresident users of the library district. Requires the disposal of personal property at a Class 1 library to comply with certain requirements. Repeals certain merger requirements for libraries located in consolidated cities. Makes certain changes to the procedure to expand Class 1 libraries. Makes changes to the list of persons who may use and be issued library cards at a Class 2 library. Allows Class 2 libraries to charge reduced fees to certain nonresident users of the library district. Repeals laws concerning library service authorities. Changes the duties and procedures for the investigation and resolution of complaints by the library certification board. Makes conforming changes. Makes technical changes.
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